Leslie Uggams


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Leslie Uggams was born on May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadpool (2016), Deadpool 2 (2018) and Roots (1977). She has been married to Grahame Pratt since October 16, 1965. They have two children. See full bio »

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Deadpool Blind Al
(2016)
Deadpool 2 Blind Al
(2018)
Roots Kizzy Reynolds Moore / Kizzy Reynolds
(1977)
Black Girl Netta
(1972)

Filmography

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  Dotty & Soul (filming)
Dotty
 2021 Minnie's Bow-Toons (TV Series)
Nana Beaver
- All That Jazz (2021) ... Nana Beaver (voice)
 2021 The Bite (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Hester Boutella
- The Fourth Wave (2021) ... Dr. Hester Boutella
- The Third Wave (2021) ... Dr. Hester Boutella
- The First Wave (2021) ... Dr. Hester Boutella
 2021 The Ravine
Joanna
 2019-2021 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
Mama Reynolds
- This Is All I Need (2021) ... Mama Reynolds
- Safe Enough (2021) ... Mama Reynolds
- Luna (2019) ... Mama Reynolds
 2016-2020 Empire (TV Series)
Leah Walker
- We Got Us (2020) ... Leah Walker
- Heart of Stone (2019) ... Leah Walker
- In Loving Virtue (2019) ... Leah Walker
- Full Circle (2017) ... Leah Walker
- Toil and Trouble, Part 2 (2017) ... Leah Walker
 2018 Deadpool 2
Blind Al
 2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie)
Sadie
 2016 Deadpool
Blind Al
 2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Vivian
- Nice Ladies (2015) ... Vivian
- Godfathering (2015) ... Vivian
- Deal (2015) ... Vivian
 2014 Just the Three of Us (Short)
Regina
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Etta King
- Block Party (2012) ... Etta King
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Suzanne Packer
- Death Row Tip (2011) ... Suzanne Packer
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Estelle
- Troubled Water (2011) ... Estelle
 2009 Toe to Toe
Grandma
 1996 All My Children (TV Series)
Rose Keefer
- Episode dated 15 October 1996 (1996) ... Rose Keefer
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
Geneva
- Secrets (1995) ... Geneva
 1993 Sugar Hill
Doris Holly
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Dr. Eileen Redding
- College Kid (1993) ... Dr. Eileen Redding
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Kris Temple
- The Return of the Clairettes (1991) ... Kris Temple
 1981-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Leslie Uggams / Marion Blake / Callie Reason
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Leslie Uggams
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Amanda Price
- Discoveries (1987) ... Amanda Price
 1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Alexis Carter
- Paradise Blues (1984) ... Alexis Carter
 1983 Freedom to Speak (TV Mini Series)
 1981 Sizzle (TV Movie)
Vonda
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini Series)
Lillian Rogers Parks / Lillian Rogers
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers
 1977 Roots (TV Mini Series)
Kizzy Reynolds Moore / Kizzy Reynolds
- Part VI (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds / Kizzy Reynolds Moore
- Part V (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds Moore
 1975 Poor Pretty Eddie
Elizabeth 'Liz' Wetherly
 1974 Easter Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Laurie Williams
- Feedback (1974) ... Laurie Williams
 1972 Black Girl
Netta
 1972 Skyjacked
Lovejoy Wells
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dina Lane
- Kill Gently, Sweet Jessie (1972) ... Dina Lane
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
Saloon Singer
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Tonia
- Tonia (1967) ... Tonia
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Natasha Brimstone
- The Jewels of Topango Affair (1966) ... Natasha Brimstone
 1962 Two Weeks in Another Town
Chanteuse
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Ruby") in "King Hedley II" on Broadway. Drama. Written by August Wilson. Waltz choreographed by Dianne McIntyre. Directed by Marion McClinton. Virginia Theatre: 1 May 2001-1 Jul 2001 (72 performances + 24 previews that began on 10 Apr 2001). Cast: Brian Stokes Mitchell (as "King"), Charles Brown (as "Elmore"), ... See more »

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1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Grahame Pratt  (2 children)

Children:

Justice Pratt | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I like to reinvent myself. I don't like to do what I did 20 years ago. I like playing against what people think of me.

Trivia:

Daughter Danielle Chambers is a singer/actress who attended high school in Beverly Hills, California. Upon graduating, she went to New York City to study Theatre and Film at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She has sung on cruise ships, appeared in a number of regional musicals ("Titanic", "Into the Woods", "Beehive") and produced and performed her own cabaret show. See more »

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